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SCAR XXIX WP18: Report on Antarctica and the Global Climate System (ACGS)
XXIX SCAR Delegates Meeting
17-19 July 2006, Hobart, Australia

SCAR XXIX WP18: Report on Antarctica and the Global Climate System (ACGS)

Working Paper 18
Agenda Item: 5.2
Posted/Revised: May 1
Person Responsible: Turner

Introduction

This document reports on progress with the implementation of the SCAR AGCS SRP since it was established at SCAR XXIII in Bremerhaven, Germany in October 2004. It provides details of progress with the science, lists outputs and identifies targets for the next two years. AGCS consists of four science themes concerned with:

1. Decadal time scale variability in the Antarctic climate system
2. Global and regional climate signals in ice cores
3. Natural and anthropogenic forcing on the Antarctic climate system 4. The export of Antarctic Climate Signals.